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GLIMMERGLASS FESTIVAL ARTISTIC & GENERAL DIRECTOR TO PRESENT AT SUNY ONEONTA

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (January 20, 2011) – Glimmerglass Festival Artistic & General Director Francesca Zambello will present two programs in the Goodrich Theatre at State University of New York College at Oneonta (SUNY Oneonta) on Wednesday, January 26.

GLIMMERGLASS PRESENTS PROGRAM AT COOPERSTOWN VILLAGE LIBRARY, JANUARY 23

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (January 13, 2011) – The Glimmerglass Festival, in collaboration with the Friends of the Village Library of Cooperstown, present “What’s Up at the Opera?,” on Sunday, January 23, at 3 p.m. in the Cooperstown Village Library.

GLIMMERGLASS YOUNG ARTIST J’NAI BRIDGES PERFORMS FOR NATIONAL OPERA WEEK

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (November 5, 2010) – The Glimmerglass Festival, with cooperation from The Smithy-Pioneer Gallery, is celebrating National Opera Week, October 29 through November 7, with OPERA-tion Arts, a free education initiative that translates what area second grade students learn about opera into visual art.

THE GLIMMERGLASS FESTIVAL PRESENTS OPERA-TION ARTS IN HONOR OF NATIONAL OPERA WEEK

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (November 5, 2010) – The Glimmerglass Festival, with cooperation from The Smithy-Pioneer Gallery, is celebrating National Opera Week, October 29 through November 7, with OPERA-tion Arts, a free education initiative that translates what area second grade students learn about opera into visual art.

GLIMMERGLASS OPERA ANNOUNCES 2010 MUSIC STUDENT REWARDS PROGRAM RECIPIENTS

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (July 21, 2010) – Glimmerglass Opera has announced the recipients of its 2010 Music Student Rewards Program. Each year, the Music Student Rewards Program awards two tickets to a Festival production to local students who are nominated based on their musical achievements by their high schools. This year, the program has been expanded to offer this opportunity to students in more than 100 schools in the Central New York region.

DAVID DANIELS TO PERFORM AT GLIMMERGLASS OPERA

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (June 21, 2010) – Internationally renowned countertenor David Daniels will sing a concert to benefit Glimmerglass Opera on July 30 at 3:30 p.m. in the company’s Alice Busch Opera Theater.

GLIMMERGLASS ANNOUNCES PLANS FOR 2011

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (June 15, 2010) – Francesca Zambello, Glimmerglass Opera’s incoming General & Artistic Director, has announced her plans for the Central New York company. Beginning with the 2011 season, Glimmerglass Opera will become The Glimmerglass Festival. The company will continue its tradition of four new fully staged productions, now to include three operas and one piece of American musical theater, performed as intended with full orchestra, large cast and no sound amplification. These four productions will be supplemented by special performances, cabarets, concerts, lectures and symposiums throughout the season.

GLIMMERGLASS OPERA APPOINTS MANAGING DIRECTOR

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. – Glimmerglass Opera has appointed Linda Jackson as Managing Director.

GLIMMERGLASS OPERA YOUNG ARTISTS TO PERFORM AT OTESAGA, APRIL 15

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (April 8, 2010) – On April 15, area residents will have the opportunity to hear two of Glimmerglass Opera’s 2010 Young American Artists perform before they begin their summer residence. The Young American Artists Program is Glimmerglass Opera’s acclaimed apprenticeship for young opera singers. Soprano Eleni Calenos and mezzo-soprano Annie Rosen will sing at The Otesaga Resort Hotel’s 2010 Open House on Thursday, April 15, at 6 p.m. The open house is free and open to the public.

GLIMMERGLASS OPERA TO HONOR JAMES IVORY AT 2010 GALA

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. – Glimmerglass Opera will honor award-winning filmmaker James Ivory at its 2010 Spring Gala on Tuesday, April 27, at 6:30 p.m. at the Metropolitan Club, 1 East 60th Street. Themed “Fireworks!,” the gala will feature vocal pyrotechnics by Anthony Roth Costanzo, the countertenor seen as Francis in Ivory’s film, A Soldier’s Daughter Never Cries and featured on the soundtrack of Ivory’s The City of Your Final Destination, set for theatrical release in April.

GLIMMERGLASS OPERA ANNOUNCES CASTING CALL FOR SUPERNUMERARIES FOR 2010 PRODUCTION

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (March 17, 2010) – Glimmerglass Opera is casting supernumeraries for the 2010 production of Handel’s Tolomeo, which will run July 18 through August 23 in the company’s Alice Busch Opera Theater.

GLIMMERGLASS OPERA SINGLE TICKETS ON SALE MARCH 15

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (March 8, 2010) – Single tickets to Glimmerglass Opera’s 2010 Festival go on sale Monday, March 15, 2010. Puccini’s Tosca, Copland’s The Tender Land, Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro and the U.S. professionally-staged premiere of Handel’s Tolomeo will run in repertory in the Alice Busch Opera Theater, July 9 through August 24, 2010.

GLIMMERGLASS OPERA GENERAL & ARTISTIC DIRECTOR TO LEAVE AT END OF 2010 FESTIVAL

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (February 23, 2010) – Michael MacLeod, General & Artistic Director of Glimmerglass Opera, will leave the company at the end of the 2010 season after five years with the upstate New York summer opera festival.